Wolfson Guy Newton Clarendon Scholarship

The Wolfson Guy Newton Clarendon Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to undertake a DPhil with a focus on conducting biological, chemical or medical research.

Eligible degree subjects

All courses involving biological, chemical or medical research.


Degree type

DPhil


Value of award

Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability. Previous Oxford students are advised to check the University's Fees and Funding pages for any applicable adjustments to fee liability resulting from prior study.


Residence criteria

Applicants from all countries are eligible.


Partnership

This award is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund.


How to apply

There is no separate application process. All applicants should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2019-20. Applications should be made by the January deadline for your eligible course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as their first choice college on their University application form.The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.


History of award

The Guy Newton Trust Fund was established from a donation in 1975 for the purpose of funding biological, chemical or medical research.  The donation was made by the EPA Cephalosporin Fund in memory of the chemist Guy Newton.  

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